NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) vs AMD Radeon RX 580X

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) and AMD Radeon RX 580X videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 0 month(s) later
  • Around 16% higher core clock speed: 1455 MHz vs 1257 MHz
  • Around 19% higher boost clock speed: 1590 MHz vs 1340 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 12 nm vs 14 nm
  • Around 50% higher memory clock speed: 12000 MHz vs 8000 MHz
Launch date 23 April 2019 vs 3 April 2018
Core clock speed 1455 MHz vs 1257 MHz
Boost clock speed 1590 MHz vs 1340 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 14 nm
Memory clock speed 12000 MHz vs 8000 MHz

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 580X

  • Around 50% higher pipelines: 2304 vs 1536
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 6144 MB
Pipelines 2304 vs 1536
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 6144 MB

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX 580X

Name NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) AMD Radeon RX 580X
PassMark - G2D Mark 777
PassMark - G3D Mark 9950
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 1
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 11616
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 11616
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 4909
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 4909
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 18294
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 18294

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) AMD Radeon RX 580X

Essentials

Architecture Turing GCN 4.0
Code name N18E-G0 Polaris 20
Launch date 23 April 2019 3 April 2018
Place in performance rating 51 25
Type Laptop Desktop, Laptop
Design Radeon RX 500X Series
GCN generation 4th Gen

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1590 MHz 1340 MHz
Core clock speed 1455 MHz 1257 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 14 nm
Pipelines 1536 2304
Transistor count 6600 million 5,700 million
Compute units 36
Floating-point performance 6.2 TFLOPs
Pixel fill rate 42.88 GP/s
Render output units 32
Stream Processors 2304
Texture fill rate 192.96 GTexel/s
Texture Units 144
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 185 Watt

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
HDMI
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Laptop size medium sized
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 241 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.1 12
OpenGL 4.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 6144 MB 8 GB
Memory bus width 192 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 12000 MHz 8000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 256 GB/s

Technologies

4K H264 Decode
4K H264 Encode
AMD Radeon™ Chill
AMD Radeon™ ReLive
AppAcceleration
FreeSync
H265/HEVC Decode
H265/HEVC Encode
HDMI 4K Support
TrueAudio
VR Ready